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Mountain Islands and Desert Seas: A Natural History of the US-Mexican Borderlands

By: FR Gehlbach

298 pages, Col & b/w photos, line illus, maps

Texas A & M University Press

Paperback | Feb 2008 [2007 reprint] | #2721 | ISBN-13: 9780890965665
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About this book

Welcome reprint of a classic of North American natural history writing. `... among the best of natural history accounts.' The Auk.

A first-rate natural history of the entire U.S.-Mexican border area.... [The reader] may profit greatly from the author's readable style and his sense of what is environmentally appropriate. - Sierra "... a book to be savored and pondered.... a great service to a very special land." - John Tveten, Houston Chronicle "... deeply rewarding reading for those even mildly interested in the environment and the region from the south of the Rio Grande to California's Imperial Valley." - Arizona Highways"


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Biography

FREDERICK R. GEHLBACH was a professor of biology and environmental studies at Baylor University from 1963 to 1995 and currently works at Baylor as a research professor of biology. He has had more than seventy scientific and popular articles and books published.

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